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Holiday How-to: Chocolate Leaves
November 20, 2015 · Be The First To Comment

My mom was a chemistry and home-ec teacher, so I grew up in a home where ingredients were carefully measured and food items were attractively arranged. While I got to help out in the kitchen as much as I wanted, I always liked being in the kitchen around the holidays. There were always new tricks […]

What’s ancient, allegedly apocalyptic and opening Friday? The Maya 2012 exhibit, that’s what!
October 22, 2012 · Be The First To Comment

Forget about the world ending and all those rumors about Dec. 21, 2012. The question of the moment is: What will happen on Oct. 26, 2012? If you guessed that our Maya 2012: Prophecy Becomes History exhibit opens, you’d be correct. See for yourself why the Maya civilization was successful for over three millennia … […]

What do you know about 2012? [Quiz]
May 10, 2011 · 6 Comments

To celebrate our new Planetarium Show 2012: Mayan Prophecies, we are testing your knowledge of the significant Maya date of December 21, 2012. How much do you know about this important day? Are these statements TRUE or FALSE? 1. Dec. 21, 2012 marks the end of the longest Mayan time cycle. 2. The Aztecs knew […]

2012: Did the Maya Predict an Apocalypse?
May 5, 2011 · 2 Comments

For the last 2 years, the Astronomy Department of the Houston Museum of Natural Science has searched and researched Maya ruins and writings for connections between the Mayan calendar and the ability of Maya astronomers to predict future events. To record the passage of time, the Maya developed a 260-day ritual cycle, made up of […]



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